Professor Daniel Alter, MSc MDT, CDT, Department of Restorative Dentistry, was presented with the Educator of the Year Award by the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) at the annual Vision 21 Meeting on January 22, 2016, at The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alter, a City Tech alumnus, was nominated by his peers for […]
by Alec Hamilton March 10, 2016 In 2007, LaGuardia Community College biology professor Dr. Sarah Durand was taking water samples off of a set of steps that lead down into Newtown Creek, when she saw something surprising. The demands of urban life and industrialization had transformed the once vibrant salt marsh into a polluted channel, […]
A team of international scientists led by researchers of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) and the Politecnico of Milan in Italy has demonstrated a novel approach for designing fully reconfigurable magnetic nanopatterns whose properties and functionality can be programmed and reprogrammed on-demand.
BROOKLYN, NY– When senior Anastasia Danilova returned from a 10-day geological dig in South Dakota, made possible through the competitive Magner Career Center stipend, she knew that she would soon be meeting with Marge Magner ’69 to share her discoveries. Danilova could not find the words to express her gratitude to the Center’s namesake, so she […]
A recent study of past disturbance of the oyster beds in New York Harbor led by geoscientist Jonathan Woodruff and his doctoral student Christine Brandon of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the first to link Europeans’ overharvesting and disturbance of the ancient shellfish beds to loss of natural coastal defenses against floods and storm waves.
Burnout and depression are seen as two distinct health conditions in the medical world. A new study suggests they may be closer to one.
Dr. Robert R. Alfano, a pioneer in ultrafast optical science and engineering, is the 2016 recipient of the Optical Society of America’s Michael S. Feld Biophotonics Award. The award recognizes individuals for their innovative and influential contributions to the field of biophotonics.
What happens when a love of music meets a passion for science and medicine?
A talk with cognitive scientist Dr. Ted Toons & music therapist Dr. Concetta Tomaino about their work at the intersection of music and the brain.
Join us for a talk with Emmy-winner John Donvan and Peabodywinner Caren Zucker on their New York Times Bestseller, probing the societal and scientific stories behind autism. Free admission.
That trend is likely to continue, with the surface’s reflectivity, or albedo, decreasing by as much as 10 percent by the end of the century, the study says.
A Campus-Wide Celebration Will Feature Exhibits, Lectures, Panels and Performances Throughout March FEBRUARY 29, 2016 — At Bronx Community College, where women make up 60 percent of the student body, Women’s History Month will be observed throughout March with a campus-wide program of exhibits, lectures, dance, music and other special events.A highlight will be a […]
With the growing legalization of medical marijuana, some brand-new research on cannabis might be of particular interest to the public.
Reimbursement for telehealth services is much lower than non-telehealth care, according to a recent policy brief from the Health Care Cost Institute.
City College of New York chemistry Professor Teresa J. Bandosz’ pioneering research has earned her a 2016-2017 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award. Bandosz, who also holds a professorship in chemical engineering at City College, will travel to the University of Malaga in Spain to conduct research that could help alleviate global warming and solve energy problems.
Each day, millions of people make their way through New York City’s bus, train and air transportation hubs. Keeping a close eye on their movement are thousands of cameras, positioned on every corner, stairwell and open space. But what happens when an elevator breaks down? Where do crowds exit to the street if a stairway […]
The 2016 BMCC Undergraduate Research Symposium, Faculty Panel Discussion and Poster Sessions I and II were held February 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the college’s main campus building in Lower Manhattan. The day kicked off with student oral presentations in Theatre 2. Six students took the stage to narrate slides highlighting their […]
About one in five lesbian and four in five bisexual teen girls who are sexually active had a recent male sex partner, according to a new U.S. study of close to 3,000 adolescent girls that appears in the March issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health.
President Barack Obama named College of Staten Island (CSI) Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Daniel McCloskey a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, granting him the U.S. government’s highest award for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers.
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will present Women’s Herstory Month, March 1 through April 12. On the schedule are panels, films, live performance, workshops and many other events. The month will kick off with a day-long conference on March 2: Women and Power 2016. The conference will open with welcoming remarks by Antonio Perez, […]
A statistical analysis of the UK city of Glasgow has found a link between mental disorders and the presence of vacant and derelict land nearby.